Jump Force News
News Fighting Game Jump Force Being Delisted from PS Store Today
But no final sale
As announced back in November 2021, today is your final day to buy a digital copy of Jump Force from the PlayStation Store before it's gone forever. Bandai Namco is pulling the game from digital storefronts, meaning a physical copy will be your only option after today. For some reason, though, the fighting title is still full price...
News Jump Force Load Time Improvements Promised in Upcoming Patch
Plus the option to skip cutscenes
The load times in Jump Force aren't good. You're booted to a rather lengthy load screen every time the game switches to a fight, or even a new cutscene. It all gets a bit tedious when you just want to blitz the title's story missions, but at least Bandai Namco is taking feedback on board. The publisher has hinted...
Round Up Jump Force PS4 Reviews Bring the Manga Mash-Up Down to Earth
A hop rather than a leap
The release of Jump Force is just around the corner, but how's the critical reception? This anime brawler brings together a wide range of manga heroes to do battle in climactic clashes, and the reviews have started coming in. While there are a few positive write-ups, the reception is decidedly luke warm, with plenty of...
News Go Super Saiyan with the Action Packed Launch Trailer for Jump Force on PS4
Jump into the fray
After a turbulent period in open beta, Bandai Namco is about to launch Jump Force on PS4, and it looks pretty crazy. The brawler brings together a huge roster of characters from various manga series and pits them all against each other in earth-shattering clashes. The manga mashup is due out in just a few days, and as per usual,...
Hands On Jump Force - Does the Most Ambitious Anime Crossover Ever Have Fighting Game Chops?
If there are two things that are pretty huge in pop culture right now, it’s the biggest companies putting together the most ambitious crossover events in history, and Hollywood’s desire to bring every one of your beloved cartoon memories into the real world (and we dread the eventual reveal of live-action Sonic the...
Guide Jump Force Open Beta Test - Dates, Times, and Characters
When is each play session?
The Jump Force open beta test has begun on PS4, allowing fans to partake in online battles with a selection of characters. After some technical issues with the first two sessions, publisher Bandai Namco postponed the rest of the beta in order to improve its network stability. It's now announced new dates and times for...
Guide Jump Force - All Confirmed Characters
Don't force it
Which characters have been confirmed for Jump Force? Bandai Namco's upcoming brawler is perhaps one of the most ambitious anime and manga crossover events in gaming history, pulling from decades of Japanese fiction. As we approach the game's release date of 15th February 2019, the playable character roster is looking quite robust,...
News JoJo's Bizarre Adventure's Dio Is Joining Jotaro in Jump Force
That's more like it
You didn't think Jump Force was only going to have one JoJo's Bizarre Adventure representative, did you? Jotaro was confirmed for the arena fighter a couple of weeks back, and now the latest issue of Weekly Jump has outed that he'll be joined by his nemesis, Dio. If you're not familiar with JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, you may...
News Bandai Namco Announces New Dates and Times for Jump Force Open Beta Test
Last weekend, the open beta for Jump Force took place, and it was a bit of a disaster. Only two of the four scheduled sessions went ahead after widespread networking issues forced Bandai Namco to postpone the rest of the test. Of course, betas are primarily testing for these sort of problems, but it still left participants disappointed...
News Here's a Quick Look at Jump Force's Story Mode
Uh oh, bad guys from throughout the Jump universe are wreaking havoc right here in reality, and it's up to you and all your favourite anime and manga heroes to stop them. We have no doubt that the story mode in Jump Force will simply act as an excuse to have all of these characters kick the absolute snot out of each other, but seeing...
News Bandai Namco Cancels Second Half of Jump Force Open Beta due to Network Issues
Publisher rescheduling sessions
Over the weekend, Bandai Namco hosted an open beta test for its anime brawler, Jump Force. Unfortunately, many players reported connectivity problems and other issues. In fact, it became so bad that the publisher has pulled the latter two gameplay sessions entirely. Split across four three-hour sessions, the beta...
News Jump Force Characters Accidentally Leaked Via Advertisements
Here comes a new challenger
Bandai Namco’s brand new brawler is currently playable on the PlayStation 4, and you can find out all about Jump Force’s open beta dates and times through the link. It seems that a couple of new characters have leaked courtesy of social media ads, however, with new promotional art showcasing Jotaro Kujo from JoJo’s...
News Jump Force Open Beta Test Available for Pre-Load Now on PS4
Download ahead of time
Bandai Namco is holding an online beta for its manga mashup brawler, Jump Force, and it all gets started from tomorrow. However, if you want to ensure you're prepped and ready for when the beta kicks off, you'll want to download it as soon as possible. Fortunately, you're able to pre-load to your PS4 right now. If you head to...
News Jump Force Open Beta Test Coming Soon to PS4
Bandai Namco's anime crossover brawler, Jump Force, is just over a month away, but the publisher has just announced a way for eager fans to try the game early. An open beta is coming to PS4, the company has revealed on social media. As you can see in the above tweet, the open beta test will allow players to engage in online versus...
News Jump Force Adds Two Characters from Classic Samurai Manga Rurouni Kenshin
Jump Force is adding another manga and anime property to its character roster in the form of classic samurai action series Rurouni Kenshin. Both main character Himura Kenshin and antagonist Shishio Makoto will be playable in the crossover fighter, and although we don't have a trailer to go on yet, we do have some lovely screenshots...
News Jump Force Adds Yet More Dragon Ball Characters
Piccolo and Cell confirmed
Despite being an anime and manga crossover brawler that covers a load of different properties, Jump Force sure has a lot of Dragon Ball characters. Piccolo and Cell have just been confirmed via the latest issue of V-Jump, meaning that the game now features Goku, Vegeta, Frieza, Super Saiyan Blue Goku, Super Saiyan Blue...
News Super Saiyan Blue Goku, Vegeta, and Golden Frieza Join Jump Force
Given the popularity of Dragon Ball Super, it seemed inevitable that Jump Force would feature some kind of nod to Dragon Ball's super successful rebirth -- and here it is. Bandai Namco has revealed that Super Saiyan Blue Goku, Super Saiyan Blue Vegeta, and Golden Frieza will all be playable in the anime crossover fighter. You can see them all...
News Jump Force Brings Epic Battles to PS4 in February 2019
Two new characters revealed
Bandai Namco has today announced the release date for its anime fighter mashup, Jump Force. The title, which brings together heroes from all sorts of Japanese series, will launch on PS4 on 15th February 2019. Also announced are two new characters -- Ryo from City Hunter and Kenshiro from Fist of the North Star. You can...
News Saint Seiya Characters Bring a Touch of Classic Anime to Jump Force
Adding to the growing list of manga and anime franchises that have pledged their mightiest characters to Jump Force, Saint Seiya is joining the fray. Both Seiya and Shiryu will be playable in the upcoming crossover brawler. The character roster is really starting to expand now, with the likes of Yugi from Yu-Gi-Oh recently confirmed. We're...
TGS 2018 Dragon Ball Creator Brings Four Original Characters to Jump Force
Toriyama still bangin' them out
Jump Force has gained a lot of traction recently. The character roster keeps on growing, and Bandai Namco seems to be going in hard as far as marketing is concerned. But now things are really getting interesting, with Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama crafting four brand new characters for the game. All four of them...
E3 2018 Jump Force First Gameplay Is Anime Fighting with a Realistic Visual Edge
Here's our first proper look at crossover anime fighter Jump Force in action. Bandai Namco's released around two minutes of footage, and existing fans of the Jump series will recognise the arena-style brawling. This time around, though, the title's opting for a more realistic edge. There's a grittier art style on display here, and...
E3 2018 Jump Force Combines Dragon Ball, One Piece, Naruto, Death Note on PS4 in 2019
Jump stars align
Jump Force brings a bunch of popular anime and manga properties to PlayStation 4 in 2019, and it looks to be some sort of crossover brawler. Going by the reveal trailer embedded above -- which was shown at Microsoft's E3 2018 presser -- it's probably going to be in the same vein as the other Jump fighting games. It's...